Impacts of AB 32 on Agriculture
Sumner, Daniel A. and John Thomas Rosen-Molina
AB 32 is not scheduled to cap agricultural emissions. The main impacts of the legislation include higher energy costs for farming, processing, and transport. The induced changes in California farm practices will do little to reduce net global emissions.
AB 32, California agriculture, global climate change, emissions, energy costs
Sumner, Daniel A. and John Thomas Rosen-Molina. 2010. "Impacts of AB 32 on Agriculture." ARE Update 14(1): 16-19. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.